Restoring Fisheries for Sustainable Livelihoods in Lake Malawi (REFRESH)
The summary for the Restoring Fisheries for Sustainable Livelihoods in Lake Malawi (REFRESH) grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Malawi USAID Lilongwe, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Restoring Fisheries for Sustainable Livelihoods in Lake Malawi (REFRESH): The purpose of the REFRESH activity is to conserve the freshwater biodiversity of Lake Malawi by restoring the natural fisheries productivity in the lakeshore districts of Karonga, Rumphi, Likoma, Nkhata Bay, Nkhotakota, Salima, Dedza and Mangochi. Its sub-purposes are: a) the targeted Lake Malawi aquatic habitats are healthy and well-managed; b) the endemic fish populations of targeted parts of Lake Malawi are healthy and self-sustaining; and c) the fisheries in the targeted parts of Lake Malawi are managed sustainably by 2024. The REFRESH activity will aim to achieve the following outcomes; Outcome 1 - Fisheries governance and regulatory framework strengthened; Outcome 2 - Ecosystem-based fisheries management improved; Outcome 3 - Decentralization of fisheries management strengthened; Outcome 4 - Commercialization of conservation enterprises to counter unsustainable fishing catalyzed and supported; and Outcome 5 - CDCS priorities for integration advanced.
|Federal Grant Title:||Restoring Fisheries for Sustainable Livelihoods in Lake Malawi (REFRESH)|
|Federal Agency Name:||Malawi USAID Lilongwe (USAID-MLW)|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||72061219RFA00002|
|Type of Funding:||Cooperative Agreement|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Information not provided|
|Current Application Deadline:||May 29th, 2019|
|Original Application Deadline:||May 29th, 2019|
|Posted Date:||March 13th, 2019|
|Creation Date:||March 13th, 2019|
|Archive Date:||June 28th, 2019|
|Total Program Funding:||$12,000,000|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:||$12,000,000|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:||$11,000,000|
|Expected Number of Awards:||1|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
|Last Updated:||March 13th, 2019|
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
- Additional Information on Eligibility
- Eligibility for this NOFO is not restricted. USAID/Malawi welcomes applications from organizations that have not previously received financial assistance from USAID. It is a requirement that the organization is legally registered in the country of Malawi. If the applicant is a U.S. Organization and it is not registered in the country at the time of the award, the registration process should be completed during the first year of project implementation or sooner. USAID/Malawi may not award to an applicant until the applicant has complied with all applicable unique entity identifier and SAM requirements.
- Grant Announcement Contact
- Paul Martin
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